Accounting Services, Organizqations, Firms and Education Resources

    Internal Revenue Service - The IRS is the U.S. government agency responsible for tax collection and tax law enforcement. Contains downloadable forms, instructions, and agency publications. It also includes "The Digital Daily," an almost-humorous online newspaper. - Offers accounting resources, including industry news, articles, reference libraries, and discussion boards.

    Accounting: A Virtual History - An illustrated, annotated history of the accounting profession, from the professional organization which represents the interests of chartered accountants working in the United States.

    Accounting Firm Development Center - Training in building a more manageable and profitable accounting business, programs, strategies, and techniques. - List of bookkeepers, accountants, helpful tools and resources for starting a bookkeeping business or solving accounting problems.

    EDGAR Database of Online Corporate Financial Information - Copies of forms 10-K and other filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Forms are posted to the site 24 hours after the filing date.

    Financial Accounting Standards Board - The designated private sector organization in the U.S. that establishes financial accounting and reporting standards. FASB standards are recognized as authoritative by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

    Governmental Accounting Standards Board - Working to establish and improve standards of US state and local governmental accounting and financial reporting that will result in useful information for users of financial reports.

    Hamilton and Macavery CPAs - This web site is for tax professional services both corporate and individual from two leading CPAs in the field of taxation. Vist this site to learn about changes to tax code or contact for professional assistance with local and federal tax authorities.

    Managerial Accounting Funadmentals - Class web site for Managerial Accounting Fundamentals at San Diego State University. It contains past examinations, and outlines for the course using the Hilton 4th ed. textbook.

    Rutgers Accounting Web - Accounting resources irrespective of the university.

    SmartPros - Resource-based accounting site with articles, industry news, student study guides, and a directory of firms, associations, and journals.

    U.S. Government Accountability Office - Investigative arm of Congress charged with examining matters relating to the receipt and payment of public funds.

    U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission - The SEC is the agency responsible for administering federal securities laws in the U.S.

    ACAUS - Association of Chartered Accountants in the U.S. is a professional, nonprofit organization that represents the interests of US based chartered accountants in Australia, Canada, England, Wales, Ireland, New Zealand, Scotland, and South Africa.

    Accounting and Finance Benchmarking Consortium - Association of accounting and finance professionals in companies identifying the practices that improve the overall operations of the members.

    Accounting Associations - A comprehensive directory of state, national, and international accounting and professional organizations.

    Accounting Group International - Association of small- to medium-sized firms with 14 U.S. and European firms and representation in 27 locations.

    AccountingWEB - A virtual community for accountancy professionals. Services include biweekly newswire, online news, Q&A, accountant and corporate advisors directory, reference material and an online mall.

    AGN International Ltd. - Worldwide association of separate and independent accounting and consulting firms.

    All India Cost and Management Accountants - Discussion board and articles for members of the International Cost and Works Accountants of India.

    American Accounting Association - Accounting education and research, includes members from academic institutions from around the world. Publishes journals and holds conferences on various accounting-related topics.

    American Institute of Certified Public Accountants - National professional association for CPAs in the United States.

    American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers - Professional association and certifying body offering bookkeeping news, continuing education, job information, and a members-only area.

    Andersen Alumni - Forum reuniting former employees, coworkers and colleagues of Arthur Andersen to help maintain their professional network.

    The Arab Society for Certified Accountants (ASCA Society) - Organization for advancing the profession of accounting, auditing management, and related disciplines in the countries of the Arab League.

    Association for Accounting Marketing - Provides marketing support and education to accounting marketers, CPAs and consultants. Includes chapter information, job bank and educational programs.

    Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) Australia - Professional body for Accounting Technicians in Australia. Includes organization's mission, course listings, and membership information for support staff working in accounting and finance with qualified accountants.

    Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) - Professional worldwide organization for chartered certified accountants.

    The Association of Corporate Treasurers - The only professional body for corporate treasurers in the UK, promoting the study and practice of finance and treasury management.

    Accounting Institute Seminars - Becoming a U.S. CPA. Education and experience requirements, applying, examination dates and topics, exam contents, seminars and self study books (paper or on-line) to prepare for the exam. - Information filter for accounting academics. Includes news feed, library of documents, job vacancies and event listings. - Property tax deduction, consulting and on-line services

    AECM-L - Email discussion list devoted to "Accounting Education Using Computers and Multimedia."

    Agilecor - CFOs and controllers can find and exchange templates and "solution packs" covering business planning, accounting and financial management topics.

    BusinessGrowthUK - Accountancy, legal, and insurance broker services.

    CFO International, Inc. - The focus of the firm is to complement the managerial resources of client companies looking to expand their business interests overseas and businesses requiring interim CFO support.

    CFOdirect Network - Online resource for senior financial executives.

    CPA Marketing Tips - Easy to use marketing system created especially for smaller practices.

    CPAdirectory - A nationwide database of 450,000 Certified Public Accountants and CPA firms searchable by criteria including name, location, and industry focus. Taxpayer, small business, and investing information is available for the public and the professional. Includes job posting and career information within the accounting profession.

    CPAnet - Online community and website resource for accounting professionals.

    CpaTeam - Accounting, investment, tax and technology links, plus topical search engines. Designed to be a major resource for Certified Public Accountants. Maintained by an individual.

    EdgarScan - Interface to SEC filings provided by PricewaterhouseCoopers.

    Estates, Evaluations & Estimates - Delivers historical securities pricing valuations for CPAs filing estate tax returns.

    Favorable Asset Protection - International tax planning for American taxpayers. Asset protection trusts. Offshore Company and Trust formation.

    Accountants Education Group - Offers self-study courses with online grading and customer support.

    Accounting Malpractice - Provides online courses focused on accounting malpractice and its prevention.

    American Center for Continuing Professional Education - Offers self-study courses and is also appropriate for enrolled agents.

    American CPE, Inc. - Offers self-study courses in a variety of topics.

    American Society of Continuing Education (ASCE) - Provides courses for accountants.

    Apex CPE - Offers online courses, exams, instant grading, and certificates for financial professionals. Includes course descriptions, location and contact details, and related resources.

    Art Berkowitz Seminars - Provides self-study and in-house customized continuing professional education courses for accountants.

    Atlas Assurity Disaster Recovery - Provides an educational course covering disaster recovery.

    AccountantsChoice - Accounting employment recruiting firm, specializing in permanent and temporary staffing for financial professionals.

    AccountPros - Employment search services for accounting professionals.

    Anne Mills Taxation Recruitment - Recruitment firm that specialise in tax appointments and in placing accountancy professionals.

    Big 5 - An interactive community where business professionals with Big 5 experience can meet and seek out career opportunities. Includes job fields for other consulting positions, and articles.

    Accounting Industry News - Topix - News on the accounting industry pulled from thousands of sources around the net.

    American State Agencies, Laws and Regulation at Lawdog - Illustrates banking, consumer debt collection and credit laws. Links to state laws, regulations, and regional news.

    BNA, Inc. - Bureau of National Affairs: a publisher of print and electronic news on health care, business, labor relations, law, economics, taxation, environmental protection, safety, and public policy and regulations.

    Business Finance - Online companion to the monthly accounting and finance magazine targeted to CFOs and corporate controllers includes a comprehensive article archives, newsletters, and survey findings on a variety of topics.